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McENRUE, (Rev. Father)

    Gallitzin Weekly Item, 4 Mar 1910, Contributed by Mary Bayliss

FATHER MCENRUE - Rev. Father McEnrue, a native of Wilmore and for 12 years pastor of the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Irwin, at the age of 67, died Saturday at Irwin. Early last week he was stricken with paralysis, since which time he sank rapidly until the end came.

Father McEnrue was born October 28, 1842 in the town of Jefferson, now Wilmore. He was ordained to the priesthood June 6, 1868, and his first mass was celebrated at Wilmore. He held various important stations in Washington county; in St. Augustine, this county; at Wilmore and at other places, the last 12 years being spent at Irwin.

Funeral services were hold in the Irwin church of which he was pastor at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning and that afternoon was taken to Wilmore and interment was made in St. Bartholomew cemetery.

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